Spinach with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts

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Spinach with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts RECIPE

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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 221.3
  • Total Fat: 12.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 115.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.7 g
  • Protein: 9.0 g

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Introduction

Cooked spinach gets some crunch to it. Cooked spinach gets some crunch to it.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plump golden raisins (may use regular raisins too)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 1/4 lbs. baby spinach leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh grated lemon peel
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1. Place raisins in a bowl and pour boiling water over them until just covered and let sit for 5 minutes. Drain thoroughly, then set aside.

2. Heat oil in a large skillet, over medium-high heat then add pine nuts and sauté until they turn golden. Add garlic and sauté for an additional minute. Stir in raisins and then add spinach leaves. Stir ingredients until spinach has wilted, about 1 minute.

3. Remove from heat and add lemon peel. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serves 4.

Reprinted with permission by Public Health – Seattle & King County


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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Excellent Spinach salad. I threw in some strawberries too. - 8/14/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is wonderful! Everyone that I have served it to loves it. Highly recommended. - 7/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love spinach but this has to be my favorite spinach dish. Very easy to prepare and incredibly tasty. - 7/8/08

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    this was so good and the best part was it was great for days after. we had it as a main meal the first day then as the vegetable for our other meals, or even for lunch. - 3/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Loved it! Used only 2 tsp of oil instead of the tablespoon called for in the recipes and it turned out great! - 2/17/08

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